The grant was awarded for Stags, NJ’s first adaptive mountain bike trail. Stags will be New Jersey’s first accessible trail for adaptive riders. Originally conceived as a reroute around an unsustainable section of the legacy Hewitt-Butler trail in Jungle Habitat, Stags was designed to reduce the number of turns to avoid building separate trails for…
There will be a trail run at Jungle Habitat all day Saturday May 14th. Plan accordingly.
Heads up, Saturday 4/2 there is a trail run and the following weekend there is a mountain bike race. Plan accordingly.
In October 2021, we started work on the Paiute Trout Trail, part of the Tapawingo Project. In consideration of our hiking partners, we set aside that project to prioritize the re-route of the old Hewitt-Butler Trail and connections to Jungle Habitat.
Moving north along the old Hewitt-Butler trail just past Stags we encounter several unsustainable sections of trail. One way or the other they are unrideable. We are collaborating with our partners at the Trail Conference to come up with a plan to address this next.
Stags is the next section of the Tapawingo project. A joint project of the NY-NJ Trail Conference and JORBA to upgrade and connect the trail network Long Pond Ironworks State Park and Norvin Green State Forest. Originally conceived as a reroute around an unsustainable section of the legacy Hewitt-Butler trail. Stags would connect the Tanks and Cages trails…
Work on the Ryno connection to Tapawingo from Rhino, was completed in 2021. This is a slow speed technical expert trail with plenty of rock features. Pure Jungle riding.
We will be finishing a small reroute around the perennially wet section at the bottom of Hippo. Work starts ASAP.